‘Exorbitant’ hike in tuition fees as JNU revises fee structure for Tibetan students

July 10, 2019 10:49 pm0 comments
‘Exorbitant’ hike in tuition fees as JNU revises fee structure for Tibetan students

By Jigme Wangchuk* (TibetanReview.net, Jul10’19) – The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi has revised its fee structure regarding foreign students applying for the university. Tibetan students, whose diasporic status was previously recognized by the university, have not been exempted from the newly revised fee structure. Under this revision […]

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China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

July 3, 2019 10:00 pm0 comments
China thwart’s Kiwi boy’s football dream for being Tibetan

(TibetanReview.net, Jul02’19) – By adopting indefinite procedural delays, China has effectively sabotaged the participation of a 14-year-old Kiwi boy whose father is Tibetan in the Gothia Cup – the “Youth World Cup” – tournament, which will open on Aug 12 in Chengyang district in Qingdao Province. On its website, the […]

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United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

June 29, 2019 1:12 am0 comments
United States seeks Nepal’s clarification for deporting its citizen as Dalai Lama agent

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28’19) – After deporting on Jun 22 a man for being an alleged agent of the Dalai Lama, as if that, even if true, is any sort of any danger to any country, Nepal has a serious bit of question to answer to the United States: Are US citizens […]

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Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

June 1, 2019 1:26 am0 comments
Tibetan asylum seekers in France rehoused after their camp dismantled, 80 others remain hopeful

(TibetanReview.net, May31’19) – French authorities have dismantled a camp that was home to over 200 Tibetan asylum seekers in the district of Conflans, located some 30 kilometers from capital Paris, with plans to rehouse them, reported en.rfi.fr May 29. However, due to shortage of beds in state-run hostels and a […]

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Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

May 31, 2019 12:58 am0 comments
Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has begun his second term May 30 on an apparently pro-China message. Unlike in 2014, neither the executive head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) nor Taiwan’s New Delhi representative was among the invitees at his swearing-in ceremony. Although widely seen […]

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US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

May 21, 2019 11:20 pm0 comments
US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

(TibetanReview.net, May20’19) – Such is the difficulty and rarity of a permit for a Western diplomat – or a UN human rights official too, for that matter – to visit Tibet that just allowing one makes international news headlines. In a first since 2015, China has permitted US Ambassador Terry […]

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